October Mushroom Hunt. We took an afternoon to explore the forest above the school and see how many different species of mushrooms we could find! Students were encouraged to try and identify the mushrooms, using my field guides from home. Afterward we took our specimens back down the campus, where we dissected them and talked about the structure and purpose of mushrooms. We were even able to make several 'spore prints' by removing the cap of a few mushrooms and placing them on colored paper! Students were excited that as it rains more, we'll be able to find more, new mushrooms in the forest!
Casino Night on Friday the 13th! This event was soooo much fun! Students were able to 'gamble' with poker chips in a wide variety of games, some straight from the casino, such as blackjack, roulette and bingo, but many more created by !MPACT to make the evening more enjoyable, such as an obstacle course race, 'higher or lower', and PLINKO! At the end of the evening, students were able to redeem their chips for 'tickets' that they could chance on raffle prizes, from art sets, to magic cards, to the coveted '!MPACT Coordinator for a Day'!
Magic: The Gathering Ixalan Draft: Students were able to play with the newest set of Ixalan, choosing from the tribes of Dinosaurs, Pirates, Merfolk or Vampires! We constructed decks one card at a time, passing each pack along until we were out of cards. Then students faced off in battle, using their cunning and wits to defeat their opponents! Congratulations Ryan for winning our Ixalan Draft!
Thats all for me this month! Thanks for reading up on all of our fun times here at !MPACT! Have a great November.